Singing Quail Dactylortyx thoracicus

  • Order: Galliformes
  • Family: Odontophoridae
  • Polytypic: 17 subspecies
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Diet and Foraging


They have a varied diet that includes seeds, buds, tubers and invertebrates (spiders, centipedes, crickets, larvae of mosquitoes, grasshoppers and larvae).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Singing Quail (Dactylortyx thoracicus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: